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New Model of Mathematics  Teacher Education Program Maitree Inprasitha Center for Research in Mathematics Education Faculty of Education, Khon Kaen University, Thailand
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Introduction “Simple logic but it is difficult to do” “If we want to change our society , we have to change our classroom” “In order to change the classroom, we need to change our teachers”
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Today Topics Teacher Education: The Past/Present/Future Challenge in Mathematics Education History of Teacher Education in Thailand New Model of Teacher Education in Thailand
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Teacher Education: The Past/Present/Future Challenge in Mathematics Education What are  the essential characteristics  of a  professional program for teachers?  Should a program for teachers differ from a  liberal arts program, and if so, what should be  the distinctive features of  the treatment of  subject matter  in each type of program?   What types of courses in professional education  should be required of  prospective teachers?       (Gibb et al., 2003). 
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History of Teacher Education in Thailand 1949 ~1975 (nearly 3 decades) Most of Teacher Education Programs offered only Certificate in Teacher Education (2 or 4 years continuing from Junior high school graduates in (7-3 system)) 1975 ~2003 (nearly 3 decades) Teacher Education Programs offered 4-years Bachelor Degree But More Emphasis on Preservice Teacher Education than In-service Teacher Education
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Status of Teacher Education Past 36 teachers’ colleges and 8 universities of education locating across the country had gained high respectability in providing teachers to elementary and secondary schools. The persons who entered teachers’ college and university of education at that time were high- achiever students from various schools
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Present After universities of education had been changed to be comprehensive universities thirty years ago and teachers’ colleges had been changed to be Rajabaht Institute 10 year ago and now become Rajabaht universities Faculties of education at these universities have become ' second-class′ faculties in terms of their profile. The graduates feel inferior to graduates from other programs and often have negative attitudes towards their career . This is a crucial problem for most teacher education programs currently.  
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New Challenge in MathEd in Thailand After the 1999 Educational Acts was enacted, Thailand was put into an educational reform movement. - National Agenda
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This note was uploaded on 11/11/2011 for the course MATH 110 taught by Professor Staff during the Winter '08 term at BYU.

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